On June 3, “Riverdale” star Lili Reinhart
publicly revealed for the first time that
she is a “proud bisexual woman”.
“Although I’ve never announced it publicly
before, I am a proud bisexual woman”.
Reinhart wrote it alongside a flyer
for an LGBTQ+ for Black Lives Matter
protest in West Hollywood, California.
She also encouraged her fans and
followers to “come join” the protest.
Even before her announcement, Reinhart had
been using her social media platforms to condemn
“the racism that exists in this country”.
“We are taught to look at our police officers
as helpful and friendly when we learn about
‘leaders’ in elementary school. Our ‘leaders’ have
failed us today,” Reinhart wrote on Twitter.
“I can’t begin to imagine the horror of worrying
that you won’t be protected by your ‘leaders’ because
of the color of your skin,” she continued.
“I know that white privilege exists and I
[could] never fully understand what it’s like
to be oppressed because of my race. I don’t
have all the right words, but I stand by you”.
Appropriately, Reinhart’s announcement
happened during LGBTQ Pride Month, which takes
place every year during the month of June.
Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall
Uprising and the impact that LGBTQ+ individuals
have had on history and society